Putin Extends Russian Sanctions on Western Countries Through 2021

12 days ago   |   By Newsweek

Facing sanctions on many fronts, the Russian president extended by a year its own measures on countries that have tried to punish Moscow.
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Putin extends Crimea-related counter-sanctions against Western states for another year

Putin extends Crimea-related counter-sanctions against Western states for another year

12 days ago   |   By RT

Russian President Vladimir Putin has extended the 2014 counter-sanctions package for another year. The penalties restricting imports from countries that have imposed sanctions on Russia will remain in place till the end of 2021.
The presidential decree, prolonging the restrictive measures until December 31, 2021, was published by the president's office on Saturday.
The package bans the import of certain goods, such as agricultural products, meat, and fish, from countries that adopted restrictive measures against Russia.
It was originally introduced in August 2014 in response to a flurry of...
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Biden will ask Americans to wear masks for his first 100 days as president

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Newsom will apply regional stay-home orders in California based on hospital...

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Wisconsin Supreme Court won't hear Trump election lawsuit

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Facebook to remove COVID-19 vaccine-related misinformation

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